Me and Finn and our mission from doG

Two years ago I was in Boston for the Dodman/Dunbar seminar and that Friday night found me driving around my old stomping grounds, with both my dogs in tow. I just didn’t feel comfortable leaving the …

The Behavior Sandwich

People often think of a dog’s behavior in much the same way as they think about a sandwich. It’s usually the meat in the middle that they are most concerned with. But behavior, like a sandwich has mor…

Skunked! Now What?

If your dog has never been skunked, consider yourself lucky.  Not only is the smell horrendous, but it can also be long-lasting.  Six months long-lasting.  And this is the time of year when it seems m…

LAT HAT BAT What is That?

Does the title sound like a Dr. Seuss book? I confess, the hat part I threw in just because. Hat, as pertaining to dog training really means nothing. Except possibly as viewed perched atop Bridget’s h…

Preparing Your Pup for a New Baby

While bringing home a newborn baby is an exciting time in any family’s life, many parents may be concerned about their pets sharing this same enthusiasm. But dogs can safely and happily cohabitate wit…

Living with More Than One Dog

Living with more than one dog can be a rewarding experience. Dogs love the company of other dogs. Knowing how to prevent problems and teaching dogs how to share resources so they do not bully each oth…

An Interview with Zak George

By John Bell Young Known to millions for his popular Animal Planet program, SuperFetch, Zak George has explored new training territory, teaching dog lovers and trainers alike new and unprecedented way…